Anime Friends

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Anime Friends
Status Active
Location(s) São Paulo, Buenos Aires and Santiago
Country Brazil
Argentina
Chile
Inaugurated 2003
Attendance 120,000 in 2008
Website
Argentina's official website
Brazil's official website
Chile's official website

Anime Friends is a South American annual anime convention produced by Yamato Corporation. It is originally held in São Paulo, Brazil during the month of July, and it's now expanded to Argentina (2009) and Chile (2013).

Programming[edit]

History[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Event history[edit]

Dates Location Atten. Guests
July 3–6, 2003 Colégio Madre Cabrini[citation needed]
São Paulo, Brazil
Hironobu Kageyama, Akira Kushida, Hiroshi Watari.[1]
July 8–11, 2004 Espaço das Américas[citation needed]
São Paulo, Brazil
25,000 Masaaki Endoh, Hironobu Kageyama, Masami Okui, and Eizo Sakamoto.[2]
July 14–17, 2005 Universidade Uni Sant'Anna
São Paulo, Brazil
45,000 Yoshiki Fukuyama, Hironobu Kageyama, Akira Kushida, and Takayuki Miyauchi.[3]
July 13–16, 2006 Universidade Uni Sant'Anna
São Paulo, Brazil
50,000 Massacration, Masaaki Endoh, Hiroshi Kitadani, and Yumi Matsuzawa.[4]
July 14~15 and 19~22, 2007 Universidade Uni Sant'Anna
São Paulo, Brazil
79,000 Masaaki Endoh, Eduardo Falaschi, Yoko Ishida, Hironobu Kageyama, MoJo, Pato Fu, Kōji Wada, and Nobuo Yamada.[5]
July 11~13 and 16~20, 2008 Mart Center
São Paulo, Brazil[6]
120,000 Akira Kushida, Takayuki Miyauchi, Takumi Tsutsui, Hideaki Takatori, Almah, Shaaman, Misato Aki, JAM Project (Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Yoshiki Fukuyama, Masami Okui, Hiroshi Kitadani and Ricardo Cruz).[7]
July 10~12 and 17–19, 2009 Mart Center
São Paulo, Brazil
Kagrra, Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Hiroshi Kitadani, Nobuo Yamada, Akira Kushida, Shinichi Ishihara and Yukio Yamagata
July 09~11 and 15~18, 2010 Mart Center
São Paulo, Brazil
Akira Kushida, Shinichi Ishihara, Takayuki Miyauchi, Aki Misato, Minami Kuribayashi, Chihiro Yonekura, Angra, Piyo Rabbie and Aural Vampire.
July 2011 Mart Center
São Paulo, Brazil
Akira Kushida, Psychic Lover, Nobuo Yamada, Takayoshi Tanimoto, M.O.V.E., Kaya and Angra
July 05–08 and 12-15, 2012 Faculdade Cantareira
São Paulo, Brazil
Nobuo Yamada, Takayoshi Tanimoto, Paul Zaloom, Kaya and JAM Project (Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Masami Okui, Hiroshi Kitadani and Ricardo Cruz - Yoshiki Fukuyama was unable to attend due to health issues)
July 11–14 and 18-21, 2013 Campo de Marte
São Paulo, Brazil
Nobuo Yamada, Akira Kushida, Família Lima, Yumi Matsuzawa, Gloria, Andre Matos, Eyeshine, Chihiro Yonekura, Oreskaband, Shinichi Ishihara, Takumi Tsutsui and JAM Project (Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Masami Okui, Hiroshi Kitadani, Yoshiki Fukuyama and Ricardo Cruz
July 17–20 and 24-27, 2014 Campo de Marte
São Paulo, Brazil
Flow, Reika, You Kikkawa, Oreskaband, Kōji Wada, Ayumi Miyazaki, Takayoshi Tanimoto, Noturnall, Almah, Motsu, Back-On, Nobuo Yamada, Eizo Sakamoto, Família Lima, Chris Claremont and Daniel HDR

Argentina[edit]

Event Story[edit]

Dates Location Atten. Guests
July 24~26, 2009 Colegio Nichia Gakuin
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Hiroshi Kitadani and Ricardo Cruz.
July 24~25, 2010 Instituto San Antonio
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Aki Misato, Chihiro Yonekura, Kouji Wada, Ricardo Cruz and Aural Vampire.
July 23~24, 2011 Instituto San Antonio
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Takayoshi Tanimoto, Nobuo Yamada, Ricardo Cruz, m.o.v.e and Kaya.
July 21~23, 2012 Centro de Exposiciones Miguelete
Buenos Aires, Argentina
JAM Project (Hironobu Kageyama, Masaaki Endoh, Hiroshi Kitadani, Masami Okui and Ricardo Cruz).
July 19~21, 2013 Centro de Exposiciones Miguelete
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Magnus Mefisto, Vedito, Rubén Peucelle, Diego Suárez, Nobuo Yamada and Yumi Matsuzawa.

Chile[edit]

Event Story[edit]

Dates Location Atten. Guests
July 27, 2013 Teatro Caupolicán
Santiago, Chile
Juan Andrés Salfate, Ricardo Cruz and Chihiro Yonekura.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anime Friends 2003 Information". AnimeCons.com. Archived from the original on 6 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  2. ^ "Anime Friends 2004 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  3. ^ "Anime Friends 2005 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  4. ^ "Anime Friends 2006 Information". AnimeCons.com. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  5. ^ "Anime Friends 2007 Information". AnimeCons.com. Archived from the original on 16 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  6. ^ "Anime Friends 2008 Information". AnimeCons.com. Archived from the original on 12 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-18. 
  7. ^ "Anime Friends 2008 Information". Yamato Corp. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-09. 

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